This was long considered the highest temperature ever measured on Earth.
At the core we've measured temperatures around 960 degrees and it might well go higher.
To measure temperature more accurately, a thermometer can be used.
We use thermometers to measure temperatures that are interesting to us.
It is common practice in hospitals to measure temperature with an ear probe.
One of the most common devices for measuring temperature is the glass thermometer.
This effect can be used to generate electricity, to measure temperature, to cool objects, or to heat them.
So investigators are turning to indirect means of measuring past temperatures.
Thermometers utilize a range of physical effects to measure temperature.
Not just what sort of gas it was, but they would measure its pressure and temperature and volume.